11th March 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): along the fellside above Crummock Water and Rannerdale and back along the lakeshore

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team are practising in the area - Chris shows us his communication gear

setting off from Lanthwaite Green towards Whiteside

we turn east and walk on the fellside above Crummock Water

Rannerdale Knotts ahead

coffee stop looking down on Crummock Water with Mellbreak in mist on the other side

mist clearing from the High Stile ridge glimpsed over Rannerdale Knotts

Loweswater and the foot of Low Fell seen over Crummock Water

walking above Rannerdale with Rannerdale Knotts ahead

looking up Rannerdale

looking down Rannerdale

a zoomed view down Rannerdale to Loweswater in the distance

Buttermere comes into sight

mist clearing from the ridge beyond Buttermere

descending with Buttermere village below

Rannerdale Knotts from our descent path to the top of Rannerdale

High Stile peeping above the clouds

clouds clearing from Red Pike

panoramic shot of cloud clearing from the High Stile ridge

a marvellous lunch spot watching the changing clouds

High Stile with the sun glinting on Buttermere below

just irresistable to keep taking pictures!

heading down towards Crummock Water

Red Pike above the trees

the head of Crummock Water

looking back towards the head of Crummock Water

walking alongside Crummock Water

mist clearing off Whiteside

Rannerdale Knotts and the High Stile ridge reflected in Crummock Water

Whiteside as we head back to Lanthwaite Green

Grasmoor from near Lanthwaite Green